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 By Pine Knot News    Happenings    May 29, 2020 

Farmers market to open June 6

The Carlton County Farmers Market will open Saturday, June 6 in Cloquet, running 9 a.m. to noon in front of Premiere Theatres, 904 Hwy. 33 S. The Carlton market will open Tuesday, June 16, 4 p.m. to...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

The Clothing Depot in Cromwell is back open on a limited basis. The hours and days are still the same — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday — but they are allowing only eight people...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

The volunteers at the Villa Vista/Cardinal Court were invited to stop by May 15 to get a plant as an appreciation gift from owners Julie and Mike Peterson. They usually have a volunteers breakfast at...

 

This week in state history

Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this week....

 

Capturing a 'super' moon

The May 7 full moon was the final supermoon of 2020. Cloquet photographer and retired doctor Dana Malkovich shared this photo he took of a 98.5 percent full moon at 5:14 a.m. May 6, looking east as...

 

Flyover honors health workers

Minnesota National Guard and 934th Air Wing of the Air Force Reserve pilots flew over the state Wednesday to recognize those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic response. It was the second...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

Villa Vista/Cardinal Court volunteers are invited to stop by between 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, May 15 to get a plant as an appreciation gift from Julie and Mike Peterson. They usually have a...

 

Celebrate spring flowers

Cloquet Community Education started a campaign last week called Get the Community Blooming. "April showers bring May flowers," director Ruth Reeves said. "And with those flowers comes May Day, a...

 

Get social at home

The Cloquet Community Memorial Hospital Foundation will hold a Distant Wine Social at 7 p.m. May 15 ... in your home. With a minimum donation of $30, get your name on a list to pick up a bottle of wine ($5-$20 value) at Cloquet, Duluth or Pike Lake...

 

Mask drive nets over 900 in Moose Lake, Kettle River

The Moose Lake Area Fire Department collected 725 homemade face masks from people in the area at the statewide mask drive April 25. In the photo at left are Joyce Hibke,Corey Hibke, Steve...

 

A 92nd birthday party outside and in

Joyce Angell got to celebrate her 92nd birthday with friends and family Monday despite having to stay in her second-floor room at Carlton's Inter-Faith Care Center. A total of 14 grandchildren and...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

As we go through another month of “stay at home” orders, I hope you all are staying put, staying safe and staying healthy. I have heard of a few cases of COVID-19 in Carlton County, but so far we...

 

Ruby's Pantry Food distribution site moved to church

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ruby’s Pantry will move to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, at the corner of Doddridge Avenue and 12th Street in Cloquet, for this month’s distribution on Wednesday, April 22. Organizer Sheila Peterson said the move... Full story

 

Wright/Cromwell news

It’s now the fourth week of the state stay-at-home order and we are trying to do our best to follow the directive. I go to the Co-op store in Wright only once a week and maybe to Cromwell for gas wh...

 

FDLTCC will hold Earth Week presentations online

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will continue the annual campus tradition of celebrating Earth Week through a week-long celebration of planet Earth set for April 20-24, 2020. The Environmental Institute at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community... Full story

 

Gordy's Hi-Hat opens Wednesday

Spring really is here, because Gordy's Hi-Hat is opening Wednesday, April 8. Owner Dan Lundquist made it official on April Fool's Day, changing the sign to reveal the new opening day. The now...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

There are a couple of new phrases that I have added to my vocabulary, including “social distancing.” Folks are now staying home as much as possible and getting to know their kids and spouses in a...

 

Events notes

Spring schools activities on hold through May 4 The Minnesota State High School League sent out a press release following the order that schools remain closed and transition to distance learning through May 4 by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, noting that ... Full story

 

1918: A deadly confluence of influenza and forest fire

The following historical account on the flu pandemic in 1918 comes from the Minnesota Historical Society and its MNopedia project that tracks Minnesota history online and includes the history feature...

 

This week in state history

Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this week. March 22 1882 A guilty verdict on several counts is rendered in the impeachment trial of Judge Eugene St. Julien Cox of St. Peter, who had been...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

With the advent of the coronavirus, there will be, and already have been, many cancellations in our area. The worst one, at least for our girls basketball team, was the sudden cancellation of the...

 

The joy of jumping

With the temperature climbing into the 40s Saturday, the conditions weren't exactly perfect for the annual City Ski Meet at Cloquet's Pine Valley. Too much snow had already melted to use the 40-meter...

 

Wright/Cromwell news

Congratulations to our Boys and Girls Basketball teams as they finished another very successful season and good luck at state to the girls! The girls team was set to play at 3 p.m. Thursday March 12.... Full story

 

Music returns to Common Ground

Dan Bremnes “Wherever I go” 2020 Spring tour and documentary screening is coming to Common Ground Coffee Bar & Deli at 103 Avenue C Sunday, March 15 starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. This intimate acoustic performance will feature hit records... Full story

 

City ski meet set for Saturday at Pine Valley

The annual Cloquet City meet is set for Saturday, March 7 at Cloquet’s Pine Valley park. The event, sponsored by the Cloquet Ski Club, features ski jumping and Nordic ski races for all ages. As of... Full story

 

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